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10 Jul 2017

Marcello in La bohème – Teatro alla Scala

On July 10 and 14, 2017 Massimo Cavalletti returns to the Teatro alla Scala in one of his most performed and beloved roles, that of Marcello in La bohème in Franco Zeffirelli’s historic production. In the same production Massimo made his La Scala debut as Schaunard in 2005 before switching to Marcello in a performance series in 2015. The stellar cast of this years’ run includes Ailyn Pérez (July 10) and Sonya Yoncheva (July 14) as Mimì, Federica Lombardi as Musetta, […]

26 May 2017

Rodrigo in Don Carlo – Berlin Staatsoper

MASSIMO CAVALLETTI TO RETURN TO THE BERLIN STAATSOPER AS RODRIGO DI POSA IN DON CARLO On May 26 and 28 Massimo Cavalletti will return to the Berlin Staatsoper in Schiller Theater as Rodrigo di Posa in a Philipp Himmelmann production of Don Carlo conducted by Massimo Zanetti. Alongside him, Fabio Sartori (title role), Lianna Haroutounian (Elisabetta di Valois), René Pape (Filippo II), Marina Prudenskaya (Eboli), Mikhail Kazakov (Il Grande Inquisitore) and Jan Martinik (un frate) will perform in the principal […]

20 Apr 2017
Massimo Cavallettti Rodrigo

Rodrigo in Don Carlo – Maggio Musicale

I’d like to start by saying that I am elated to return to the Opera di Firenze after a two year absence, and to do so in such an important occasion as the opening of the 80th Maggio Musicale Fiorentino under the musical direction of Maestro Zubin Mehta. Finally and once again I’ll impersonate the role of Rodrigo, Marchese di Posa, and I can sink my teeth in this most beautiful Verdi opera and this character, who is the quintessential […]

10 Feb 2017

Massimo Cavalletti to make his debut at the Paris Opera in 2018

Massimo Cavalletti will make his debut at the Paris Opera. The 2017/18 season of the Opéra National has been announced and Massimo will sing the title role of IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA at the Opéra Bastille in January and February 2018 in a production by Damiano Michieletto and conducted by Riccardo Frizza. The rest of the cast will include René Barbera / Levy Sekgapane (Il Conte d’Almaviva), Simone Del Savio (Bartolo), Olga Kulchynska (Rosina) and Nicolas Testé (Basilio). More information […]

02 Feb 2017

Ford in “Falstaff” at the Teatro alla Scala

MASSIMO CAVALLETTI TO RETURN TO THE TEATRO ALLA SCALA AS FORD IN FALSTAFF DIRECTED BY DAMIANO MICHIELETTO AND CONDUCTED BY ZUBIN MEHTA On February 2, 2017 Massimo Cavalletti will return to the Teatro alla Scala as Ford in Falstaff under the musical direction of Zubin Mehta. The production by Damiano Michieletto was first unveiled at the Salzburg Festival in 2013. The series of eight performances will run through February 21, 2017. “Ford is a nouveau rich and a social climber, […]

15 Nov 2016

Metropolitan Opera: 100th performance as Marcello in “La bohème”

Massimo Cavalletti to return to the Metropolitan Opera celebrating his 100th performance as Marcello in La bohème On November 16, 2016 Massimo Cavalletti will sing his 100th performance as Marcello in La bohème at the Metropolitan Opera in the historical Franco Zeffirelli production conducted by Marco Armiliato. It is the first of a series of seven performances running through December 8. “Marcello is the role that I have sung most often in my career”, says Massimo Cavalletti. “I am thrilled […]

01 Nov 2016

La bohème from Turin on TheOperaPlatform

On TheOperaPlatform you can watch the video of La bohème from the Teatro Regio of Turin with Massimo Cavalletti as Marcello: http://www.theoperaplatform.eu/en/opera/puccini-la-boheme-0

10 Oct 2016

La bohème at the Teatro Regio of Turin

On October 12, 2016 Massimo Cavalletti will sing the role of Marcello in the premiere of a staging of La bohème which, in addition to inaugurating the 2016/2017 season of the Teatro Regio of Turin, will celebrate the 120th anniversary of the creation of Puccini’s immortal masterpiece premiered in 1896 in the Piedmontese capital. The new production by Àlex Ollé will be conducted by Maestro Gianandrea Noseda, the Teatro Regio’s musical director. “Marcello is the role that I have sung […]

01 Sep 2016

Il barbiere di Siviglia at the Dubai Opera

Massimo Cavalletti to participate in the inaugural performances of the new Dubai Opera  On September 2, 2016 Massimo Cavalletti will participate in the inaugural performances of the new Dubai Opera in the title role of Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia in a production by Giulio Ciabatti and the Teatro Verdi of Trieste conducted by Maestro Francesco Quattrocchi. “I made my debut in this iconic role in 2005 in a production that was part of the Academy of the Teatro […]

15 Jul 2016

Bel Canto Concert at the Festival della Valle d’Itria

On July 16, 2016 Massimo Cavalletti will sing a Belcanto concert at the Festival della Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca alongside mezzo soprano Aya Wakizono and tenor Vicent Romero. Maestro Sesto Quatrini will conduct. The programme includes pieces from Saffo, Poliuto, Roberto Devereux and Il barbiere di Siviglia: http://www.festivaldellavalleditria.it/scheda-spettacolo.aspx?ID=00004K Prior to the concert in Martina Franca, Massimo gave interviews for Radio Classica Pugliese and Televisionario2. Podcast of the interview with Radio Classica Pugliese: http://www.radioclassicapugliese.it/ Interview with Televisionario2: http://www.televisionario2.com/interviste/lirici/